Startup entrepreneur at heart. Cofounded SlideShare (acquired by LinkedIn). Crossed the startup - government chasm! Now working with Ministry of IT, Govt of India, building national digital infrastructure platforms under Digital India Mission.
Angel investor, advisor, mentor. Speaker at tech events
Working as Architect for DigiLocker & OpenForge - two key e-governance projects under Digital India at National eGov Division, Ministry of IT, Govt of India. DigiLocker is part of IndiaStack and aims to build a national federated verified document network for India's 1.3 BN citizens. OpenForge is the Indian Govt's open source initiative aimed at building a national source code sharing platform for collaborative development of egov applications.
As Cofounder of SlideShare, I've had the opportunity to build & scale a global scale internet company. SlideShare is like "The Wikipedia for Professionals" - it's mission is to empower the world’s professionals through knowledge centric content. SlideShare was acquired by LinkedIn in 2012. I exited SlideShare in 2015.
Involved in startups as angel investor, advisor & mentor. LP in some VC funds.
Speaker at startup & technology conferences. Have deep exposure and connections in India & US startup ecosystems.